A/HRC/RES/22/12

United Nations

General Assembly

Distr.: General
10 April 2013
Original: English

Human Rights Council
Twenty-second session
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development
Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

22/12.
The negative impact of the non-repatriation of funds of illicit origin to
the countries of origin on the enjoyment of human rights, and the
importance of improving international cooperation
The Human Rights Council,
Reaffirming the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,
Guided by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Declaration on the Right
to Development, the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action and other relevant
human rights instruments,
Recalling General Assembly resolutions 60/251 of 15 March 2006, 62/219 of 22
December 2007 and 65/281 of 17 June 2011, and Human Rights Council resolutions 5/1
and 5/2 of 18 June 2007, 11/11 of 18 June 2009 and 16/21 of 25 March 2011,
Recalling also General Assembly resolutions 54/205 of 22 December 1999, 55/61 of
4 December 2000, 55/188 of 20 December 2000, 56/186 of 21 December 2001, 57/244 of
20 December 2002, 58/205 of 23 December 2003, 59/242 of 22 December 2004, 60/1 of 16
September 2005, 60/207 of 22 December 2005, 61/209 of 20 December 2006, 62/202 of 19
December 2007, 63/226 of 19 December 2008, 64/237 of 24 December 2009, 65/1 of 22
September 2010, 65/169 of 20 December 2010 and 67/192 of 20 December 2012,
Recalling further Human Rights Council resolutions 17/23 of 17 June 2011 and
19/38 of 23 March 2012,
Reiterating the commitment to ensure the effective enjoyment of all civil, political,
economic, social and cultural rights for everyone, including the right to development, and
the obligation of all States, regardless of their political, economic and cultural systems, to
promote and protect all human rights and fundamental freedoms,
 The resolutions and decisions adopted by the Human Rights Council will be contained in the report of
the Council on its twenty-second session (A/HRC/22/2), chap. I.

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